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Morales, a power-hitting first baseman, did not play in the big leagues last season after breaking his left in May 2010.
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When you play in a league where you’re required to draft at least one player that sounds like a dish from a delicatessen, who do you want? Kipnis or the Russian émigré, Kasha Varnishkes? Easy, Jason Kipnis. Even in leagues that aren’t drafted on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, Kipnis needs less selling than a five-day-old kugel when you look at Bill James’s 2012 projections...
I continue the year end transaction recaps for each of the Indians' six stateside affiliates todat with short season Single-A Mahoning Valley. This transaction listing will also be housed for reference in the "Transactions" tab below the site header. Thanks again to Arthur K. for compiling these all season and for keeping them up-to-date.June 20RHP Bryce Stowell assigned...
Jose LopezAround the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game.Here is the rundown of what Indians players in winter ball did yesterday.Dominican...
Paolo EspinoAround the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game.Here is the rundown of what Indians players in winter ball did yesterday...
The Tribe made some moves on Friday. No, not for the elusive Right Handed Bat but for Pie.
Specifically, outfielder Felix Pie (also Jose Lopez and Aaron Cunningham).
From Paul Hoynes:
Antonetti on Friday signed infielder Jose Lopez and outfielder Felix Pie to minor-league deals with spring-training invitations. Then he traded Class AA closer Cory Burns to San Diego for...
Felix Pie will earn $700,000 with a chance to make another $300,000 in incentives if he makes the Indians big-league club. Pie and Lopez receive spring training invitations.
CLEVELAND — The Indians have signed free agent infielder Jose Lopez and outfielder Felix Pie to minor league contracts for next season. Both deals include non-roster invitations to spring training. Lopez, a versatile former All-Star for Seattle, split last season with Colorado and Florida. The 28...
Aaron CunninghamThe Indians have completed a trade today sending Double-A Akron right-handed reliever Cory Burns to the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielder Aaron Cunningham.Cunningham, 25, split the 2011 season between Triple-A Tucson and the San Diego Major League club. At Tucson he hit .329 (112-for-340) with 34 doubles, 4 triples, 9 HR and 63 RBI in 87 games (.398 OBP...
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The Indians have signed free agent infielder Jose Lopez and outfielder Felix Pie to minor league contracts for next season.
Cleveland announced on Friday that it had signed Felix Pie and Jose Lopez to Minor League deals. Both players will attend Spring Training with the Indians as non-roster invitees.
Even a Cleveland Indians fan doesn’t believe Asdrubal Cabrera is the best fielder in baseball:
I’m not saying Cabrera’s that bad of a fielder. You shouldn’t take his -19.1 FRAA at face value, and even his -11.8 UZR should be taken with a grain of salt. But even if you don’t put any stock in any of the five most popular sabermetric defensive stats—all of which put Cabrera...